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is going to house visiting crews from other states at an old military base, and three u.s. navy war ships are going to sit off the coast of new york and new jersey, feeding the overall effort. again, across a huge area, this storm's impact is staggering. across such a wide area, a cold, dark night, food going bad, people can't buy gas, kids can't go to school, they can't go to work and many homes are ripped open. many businesses are still without power across 15 states, millions of people, from maine to michigan, all the way down to north carolina. let's not forget. cities and towns battered in between, in some places it could be weeks before the lights come back on. in northeast ohio, tens of thousands in and around cleveland could be without heat during the weekend. temperatures in the mid-30s at night. in connecticut, power crews are making their way through a tangled maze, in town after town, they are trying to fix ocean city's hard-hit beach front, and digging out in west virginia, as part of the state received under three feet of snow. despite all of this, the presidential campaign
to help in the massive project to restore power. three navy warships are anchored off the northeast coast to help with the relief efforts. in new jersey, military trucks are being deployed to operate as polling places on election day in the hardest hit communities that remain without power. good morning. i'm willie geist. this is "way too early." the good news trickling out slowly today. amtrak will begin offering limited service between new york city and boston. new jersey transit will start moving today with limited service. the new york subway system making advances, little by little. the m-train, which links queens to manhattan, just started run. there are still no trains running from low 34th street where half of manhattan remains this morning in the dark. so the millions of new yorkers who depend on subways are now waiting, as you can see in these pictures, in long lines for city buses. for those who drive into the new york city area, the lines stretched for miles yesterday. enough to make you turn around and stay home. in an effort to ease gridlock in the city, the mayor has ordere
the west coast. they also sent generators and water pumps to help with clean-ups. the navy will be on stand by in case the state government asks for them help. and now, picking up the pieces from sandy. staten island is a 60 square mile portion of new york city and it suffered some of the worst devastation from the storm. 19 of the city's deaths happened on staten island and today, i toured some of the hardest hit areas and spoke with residents just beginning to pick up the piecing of their shattered lives. this is quincy avenue and you still can't get close to house number 845. that's where barbara and her son, christopher, barely survived the storm. >> we stayed 11 hour onss on the roof. we kept yelling help to everyone we see. nobody was coming. nobody. >> their neighborhood, destroyed. the water rose feet in just minutes. they escaped with their lives, but suffered unimaginable loss. >> we were told the next day, looking for my sister, she was found dead in her apartment -- we have to get her from brooklyn and try to bury her. >> at the shelter, we saw about 250 people with no place to
. the annex came under fire in the second wave of attacks and it former navy seals died defending their colleagues there. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. >> early voting set to wrap up tomorrow notice crucial battleground state of florida." but the lines are so long some are asking for an extension. the florida league of women's votes say the wait could discourage people from voting at all. the florida's governor said he's not budging. phil is in florida are. it is my understanding the governor is also calling for an extension? >> the early voting line here in miami, dade county, just to showcase one location, has been three and a half hours long all day long today. the line still sits here, three and a half hours to the end of the line, around the corner of the building and all the way to casting your ballots. nearly four hours just to cast your ballot. after 2008, after seeing just as long lines and waits, then the governor extended early voting. but now he supports obama and early voting favors democrats in florida. here are the numbers so far. 1.6 voted early, 37% registered
, police choppers did rooftop rescues. at sea the navy is moving three warships in to the area, capable of serving as off-shore helicopter bases. this is still a fast-moving emergency. [ sirens ] >> proof this afternoon evacuations at another major hospital, bellvue, 700 patients on the move. elsewhere the city it seemed like no one moving. >> i think anyone that tried to drive in new york city realized there are a lot of cars on the road. traffic is very heavy. >> reporter: new york's mayor bloomberg announced bridges in manhattan are open but limiting most incoming cars to three occupants or more. for the subways limited service tomorrow but a lot of work ahead. kennedy is up and running. la guardia still closed. the crane, now they say it is tied down and secure. but elsewhere, no progress. only a clearer view of the loss. here in new york city's breezy point more homes destroyed than first thought. and on the jersey shore, a simple fact comes to thought for the mayor of seaside heights. >> we are taking baby steps. we will sort it out at the end trying to get semblance of what was.
love. football, a reference to the united states navy, and as you say, a little history. mix that together with two schools four meals apart and you have a unique rivalry featuring a unique prize. diane roberts has the story. >> reporter: they have it. they want it. they don't want to give it back. it is this bell. the prize up for grabs in tonight's bell rivalry game between stewart and falls church high schools. a match-up that dates back 50- plus years. >> don't lose the bell. when i got hired, that was the only thing the principal asked of me. don't lose the bell. >> reporter: the story goes the bell came from the u.s.s. jeb stewart and became the center piece of this decades- old rivalry. the winner gets to keep it all yearlong. these players prarring for a contest that began in 1960 when the falls church assistant principal left to become principal of the newly opened jeb stewart high school and suggested the friendly football competition. >> this is something great tore play for at the end, something to look forward to. >> reporter: falls church junior did he on dupont
about army, navy, air force, marine corps, it is about the joint force. it is about the sin ergey gained from all the services in order for us, in order to meet our nation's needs, and that synergy and balance necessary to move forward and implement the new strategy. one of the issues i always have as the army chief, when people want to do an evaluation of the army, now look at brigade combat teams. how brigade combat teams you have, how many you need for the future? that's important. that's fundamental to what we do. however people tend to forget many other parts about the army that are so critical to us supporting the joint force. first, 75% of the operational force and special operations forces is army. can't forget about that. we have to make sure we stay responsive to civil authorities. for example he we have continued to make sure we have the right capability to respond to wildfires, hurricane relief, as you see what's going on today up in the northeast. we have provide add broad range of essential services today to combatant commanders, that includes intelligence, surveillance, re
will take weeks. three navy warships are anchored off the northeast coast to help with the relief effort. in new jersey, military trucks are being deployed to operate as polling places on election day in the hardest-hit communities still remain without power. now, the good news does trickle out slowly. today amtrak will begin offering limited service between new york city and boston. and new jersey transit will also start moving today with limited service. the new york subway system continues to make advances. the "m" train linking queens to manhattan just started running, but there are still no trains running below 34th street where half of manhattan remains in the dark. so the millions of new yorkers who depend on subways, they're now waiting in those long lines for buses. for those who drive into new york city, the lines at city bridges stretched for miles yesterday, enough to make you turn around and just stay home. it's simply not worth it. it will take all day to get in in some cases. in an effort to ease gridlock inside the city, the mayor has ordered all vehicles entering manhatt
investing. download the ultimate in mobile investing apps, free, at e-trade. >>> national guard and the navy assisting in new york's recovery. how long is the road ahead? joining me now from new york, congressman steve israel whose district is a large portion of long island. very badly affected, clearly by the storm. congressman, thanks so much. >> sure. >> what have you seen so far and what help are you getting that you need from the military? >> well, we have gone from a flood and wind emergency to a long-term power emergency. 90% of long island is without power. our utility is saying it could be longer than ten days to restore much of it. there's 25,000 separate damage locations to power lines to put that in perspective hurricane irene last was 13,000. double the damaged and down power lines. we have utility crews to restore power but in many cases we don't have enough crews who can remove trees and debris. you can hardly drive anywhere on long island without having to detour because a tree is down against a power line. now, the federal government has something called the national forest
gas stations that had both power and gas. today the u.s. navy ordered three helicopter carrier ships to the new jersey and new york coast. the "uss wasp," the "uss carter hall," and the "uss mesa verde" will provide relief efforts the need be. the new york police department today released this rather amazing video of helicopter search and rescue teams airlifting people to safety off of rooftops in the new york city borough of staten island. staten island's death toll stands at 12, out of a growing national death toll of 64 americans. new jersey governor chris christie today was with president obama at the site of today's landfall in atlantic city. they were on marine one together, the president's helicopter, touring some of the cities in ruin along the new jersey shorelines. both politicians, both leaders today going out of their way to emphasize that day three of this massive, multi-state, ongoing natural disaster is still no time for partisan politics. >> i want to thank the president. we spent an significant afternoon together, surveying the damage up and down the new jersey coast
in benghazi. where was the help? retired navy seal demanding more answers and we will talk to him about it next. >> brian: then is your vote for mitt romney actually going to president obama? the latest early voting problems ahead. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. [ male announcer ] you've reached the age where you don't back down from a challenge. this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. sowhy let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of
a final farewell to a sailor shot to death in the south baltimore area while on leave for fr the u.s. navy. they gathered friday morning for the funeral service of the 24-year-old. family members say gladden had just received a promotion in the navy. investigators say he and his younger brother were delivering groceries to their grandmother when two men opened fire, killing gladden. so far no arrests have been made. we're back i >> gmgm. a quick look at that time radar. there are snow showers up in new york state and pennsylvania. rain showers should be in cleveland. off the great lakes. we're dry down here. let's look at the situation cloud wise. few scattered clouds here and there made for a beautiful sun rise. these are clouds coming off the great lakes. what's left of sandy up near labrador. getting this northwest flow which holds temperatures down. and giving us enough moisture to produce some of the cloud deck. our forecast today weshing eel probably see more sun breaks. going from partly cloudy to more generous sun in the afternoon and clouding up again this evening or at least more
supporting mayor bloomberg's decision. navy it is a mayor packed or something. tracy: four days before the election. both candidates have launched a final campaign bullet in key swing states. rich edson in washington with the latest. speaking how about this, five campaign events, two candidates, one state, ohio. that is just today. they plan to return to the buckeye state over the next four days. both candidates spent plenty of time today with the latest employment report. >> today our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs. this morning we learned companies hired more workers in october and any time in the last eight months. >> today we learned it is actually 7.9% and that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. rich: the president first four years did not work in the next four years will not under his -- president barack's term is meant romney's opening line. thank you. there has been some talk. when you look at the swing states of ohio and virginia, election officials say they are either working to re
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they don't say no gas. jon: but there is hope. three large navy warships are on their way to help as the pentagon airlifts hundreds of utility workers and their equipment there the west coast to help get a power grid back up and running. david lee miller live from staten island, the area that's been so hard hit. david? >> reporter: jon, many of the people who live here say this is ground zero for the storm damage. take a look here at this marina on the southern shore of staten island, and you can see boat after boat after boat all the way down the street that floated over this fence and landed in the front yard of these homes. some of these won'ts actually float -- boats actually floated halfway up the street here. we'll show you mckee avenue. they floated probably 100 yards if not more. and then there's a utility pole in front of us here, and you can see that it's snapped like a toothpick. and just a few moments ago, jon, one of the residents here told me that looters are stealing gasoline from the boats because gas is in such short supply. they're also looting the electronics fr
a navy ship that has some helicopters that can help to move assets around the state as well. so we're going to be working with governor christie's office and local officials to identify what is the critical infrastructure, how can we get what's needed as quickly as possible? just a couple other things we're concerned about, one is as power starts coming back on, we want to make sure that people can also get to work. obviously there are a lot of folks in jersey who work in new york in the city and in other places where transportation may be hobbled. one of the things i mentioned to the governor is the possibility of us using federal assets, military assets as well as taking inventory of assets from around the country that can be brought in so that we can help people get to their work. and governor christie also mentioned the importance of schools. the sooner we can get our kids back into school, back into a routine, that obviously helps the families and helps the kids as well. so we're going to have a lot of work to do. i don't want anybody to feel that somehow this is all going to
a relatively low nativity rape, people there were not necessarily born in virginia. the navy brings in many people from across the nation and the world. the richmond area as an urban area but it is probably the most conservative urban region in this area. it might be one of the most conservative and the country. it is a traditional area particularly because the west side of richmond -- the east side is heavily african-american and the west side is predominantly white and conservative and has a high negativity rate. some of the counties have become more diverse but by and large, it is also a conservative area. you can include far southwest virginia as a world unto itself. it used to beat republican but mountain valley republican, more liberal republican and now -- and then went democratic and now it is very conservative republican in part because coal is a major part of the economy there. there is the south side of virginia on the north carolina border. the of those counties are african-american or 40% so or african-american. the piedmont which is this area of charlottesville is a mixed area
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